Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art

Artworks shown below are included in the Cowley Abbott live auction scheduled for June 9th. Further details regarding buying with Cowley Abbott can be found by referring to our Conditions of Sale and the How to Purchase page.

Artwork by Barbara Astman, Untitled (Banana and Apple); Untitled (Hammer and Trowel)  (from the Red Series)
Lot #51
BARBARA ASTMAN
Untitled (Banana and Apple); Untitled (Hammer and Trowel) (from the Red Series)

two colour prints
each signed and numbered 81/93 in the lower margin
10 x 10 ins ( 25.4 x 25.4 cms ) ( each subject )

Estimated: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by John William Beatty, Farm Machinery
Lot #1
JOHN WILLIAM BEATTY
Farm Machinery

oil on board
signed and dated 1918 lower left
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by André Charles Biéler, La laiterie, Île d’Orléans
Lot #41
ANDRÉ CHARLES BIÉLER
La laiterie, Île d’Orléans

oil on board
signed upper left
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Flowers 4
Lot #56
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Flowers 4

oil on board
signed and dated 1954 lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Cafeteria
Lot #15
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Cafeteria

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1946 lower right; signed and titled on the stretcher
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, House on the Highway
Lot #38
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
House on the Highway

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated 1947 and inscribed “Mattawa” on the reverse
8.5 x 11 ins ( 21.6 x 27.9 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Girl with Red Hair
Lot #33
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Girl with Red Hair

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1949 on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, The Red Square
Lot #21
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
The Red Square

oil on masonite
signed lower left
12 x 15.75 ins ( 30.5 x 40 cms )

Estimated: $11,000.00$9,000.00 - $11,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Untitled (circa 1958)
Lot #11
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Untitled (circa 1958)

gouache on paper
14.75 x 20 ins ( 37.5 x 50.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, Orillia (1915)
Lot #10
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
Orillia (1915)

oil on double board
titled, dated 1915, inscribed “OS-2-A” with the estate stamp on the reverse
8.25 x 10.5 ins ( 21 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Maple Saplings
Lot #78
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Maple Saplings

oil on board
signed lower right; signed and dated 1979 on the reverse; signed and titled on a label on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Estimated: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Farm Near Baptiste
Lot #12
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Farm Near Baptiste

oil on board
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse; signed, titled and dated 1953 on a label on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Estimated: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Rapids on the Rouge River, Quebec
Lot #65
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Rapids on the Rouge River, Quebec

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1967 on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Estimated: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Charles Fraser Comfort, Midsummer Dawn, Percé
Lot #4
CHARLES FRASER COMFORT
Midsummer Dawn, Percé

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled and dated 1977 on a label on the reverse
30 x 60 ins ( 76.2 x 152.4 cms )

Estimated: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jean-Philippe Dallaire, Nature morte
Lot #54
JEAN-PHILIPPE DALLAIRE
Nature morte

oil on canvas
signed upper right; signed, dated 1963-64 and inscribed “Vence A.M.” on the reverse
21.25 x 25.5 ins ( 54 x 64.8 cms )

Estimated: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kathleen Frances Daly Pepper, Winter Charlevoix (1931)
Lot #7
KATHLEEN FRANCES DALY PEPPER
Winter Charlevoix (1931)

oil on board
signed lower right; artist’s name and address on the reverse
12 x 14 ins ( 30.5 x 35.6 cms )

Estimated: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Robert Davidson, Salmon Trout Head
Lot #73
ROBERT DAVIDSON
Salmon Trout Head

cut-out, epoxy-coated aluminum
signed, dated 2005 and numbered 11/30 on a brass plate at the side; titled on a gallery label on the base
11.25 x 14 x 5 ins ( 28.6 x 35.6 x 12.7 cms ) ( overall (including base) )

Estimated: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jacques Godefroy de Tonnancour, Sans titre
Lot #62
JACQUES GODEFROY DE TONNANCOUR
Sans titre

oil on board
signed and dated 1959 upper left
24 x 32 ins ( 61 x 81.3 cms )

Estimated: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kim Dorland, Green Tree Blue Tree
Lot #43
KIM DORLAND
Green Tree Blue Tree

oil, acrylic and spray paint on wood panel
signed, titled and dated 2009 on the reverse
60 x 60 ins ( 152.4 x 152.4 cms )

Estimated: $30,000.00$25,000.00 - $30,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kim Dorland, Untitled
Lot #66
KIM DORLAND
Untitled

mixed media on canvas on board
signed and dated 2012 on the upper edge; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
36 x 48 ins ( 91.4 x 121.9 cms )

Estimated: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Live Auction

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 7:00 pm EDT
Four Seasons Hotel
60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto
Public attendance at this auction will likely be limited. Please keep in touch with us in regard to attendance as we approach the auction date.

Previewing (by appointment)
Cowley Abbott Gallery
May 10th to June 9th
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